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Tax returns

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to tax returns under the UK tax regime.

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Streamline your workflow and reduce tax season stress

4 February 2020: with self-assessment season over for another year, it’s time for firms to reflect on how it went and look at how things can improve next year. For many accountants, 1 February is the time to make new year’s resolutions, writes former practice owner and business writer Della Hudson.

Webinars and recordings

Happy New (Tax) Year

As HMRC begins to send out notices to file tax returns for the year ending 5 April 2018, the Tax Faculty give members a round up of what has changed since last year, and some practical pointers around the pitfalls to avoid.

TAXguide 18/17: HMRC determinations and special relief

In TAXguide 18/17, Caroline Miskin explains what special relief is, when it might apply and the conditions that need to be met to make a formal claim. Read a summary here, Tax Faculty members can download the full guide.

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The Daily Telegraph tax guide 2019: your complete guide to the tax return 2018/19

This book contains everything you need to know about completing a self-assessment tax return for 2018/19.

Income tax

Fully updated guide focusing on each area of the financial statement in detail with illustrative examples. This chapter on accounting for income tax gives a comparison of FRS 102 Section 29 and IFRS, and covers VAT and similar sales taxes, current tax, recognition and measurement of deferred tax, allocation of tax charge or credit, consolidated tax returns and offset of taxable profits and losses within groups, presentation, and disclosure.

Daily Telegraph tax guide 2018, The: Understanding the tax system, completing your tax return and planning how to become more tax efficient

Guide to completing a Self-Assessment tax return for 2017/18, with advice and worked examples covering key aspects of personal taxation in the UK

Daily Telegraph Tax guide 2017, The: understanding the tax system, completing your tax return and planning how to become more tax efficient.

A guide to completing a Self-Assessment tax return for 2016/17, with advice for any taxpayer to ensure you are as tax efficient as possible. Offers practical advice, timetables and examples that aim to simplify what many people view as a complex and challenging procedure.With a whole range of top tips for saving on all types of tax.

Penalties and surcharges

Section covering the penalties for late VAT registration, unauthorised issue of tax invoices, and late, fraudulent or erroneous tax returns.

Registration and de-registration

Briefly explains who has an obligation to register for VAT with a worked example for a small business. It also notes the pros and cons of voluntary VAT registration.

Hot topics in financial and legal matters for general practice

A guide to financial and legal issues for GPs and managers of medical practices.

Financial Times guide to personal tax 2011-12

Guide to completing the self-assessment tax return.

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